Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson

Midnight Robber

Nalo Hopkinson

fiction fantasy science fiction speculative fiction adventurous slow-paced

329 pages | first published 2000

Description

Masked "Midnight Robbers" waylay revelers with brandished weapons and spellbinding words. But to young Tan-Tan, the Robber Queen is simply a favourite costume to wear at the festival--until her power-corrupted father commits an unforgivable crime....

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Moods

dark 80%
adventurous 66%
challenging 57%
emotional 57%
sad 38%
tense 38%
hopeful 28%
mysterious 23%
reflective 23%
funny 9%
inspiring 4%

Pace

medium 66%
slow 19%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 40% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 21%

Average rating

3.99